Union Ministry of Tourism Current Affairs - 2019

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National Conference of Tourism Ministers concludes

The one-day National Conference of Tourism Ministers organized by Union Ministry of Tourism was concluded successfully in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (Independent Charge) Prahlad Singh Patel and was attended by State Tourism Ministers of 19 States, Secretaries of Tourism and senior officials from States and Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics


Govt. may review List of Iconic Tourist Sites

Government of India’s plan to develop 17 Iconic Tourist Sites could possibly see some changes. Recently, Union Culture and Tourism Minister of State (independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel ordered setting up of a committee to review sites included in project. Changes sought: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan aked Minirty to include Odisha’s Konark Sun Temple Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects


‘Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady’ Inaugurated

The Union Tourism Minister K. J. Alphons inaugurated the ‘Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady’ project at Vagamon, Kerala on 17th February 2019. This project is a part of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. About the Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady Project The Eco Circuit project was sanctioned in December 2015 at the cost of Rs. 76.55 crores. It has been developed Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & ProjectsPlaces in News


Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2019

The Surajkund International Crafts Mela is organized every year by the Surajkund Mela Authority & Haryana Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture and External Affairs. The state of Maharashtra is the Theme State and Thailand is the Partner Nation Country for the Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2019. Objectives of the Surajkund International Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & CultureUPSC